Plant Mechanic/Fitter

About the Business


At Repurpose It, we hold the fundamental belief that landfills are a thing of the past, and that all waste can be converted to valuable resources.

We have a vision that in the very near future we will be 100% zero to landfill across our waste portfolio.

Repurpose it operates from its company owned site at 460 Cooper St in Epping and is continually investing in the worlds most advanced waste processing technologies in in order to achieve our goal.

Our clients range from some of Australias largest local government authorities and private waste operators to our local community members seeking the opportunity to be part of the Repurpose It journey towards a Zero landfill community.

About the Role

We are currently seeking a Plant Mechanic/ Fitter to join our team on a full-time basis. We are investing heavily in world class equipment and we are looking to build a team capable of maintaining it to the highest possible standard in order to reduce unplanned down-time and production delays. The successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out preventative maintenance, diagnostics and repairs on a broad range of equipment including crushers, screens, stackers, trommels and more.


An attractive hourly rate, additional penalty rates and opportunities for personal growth and career development are available to the right candidate.


Required Skills:

  • Exceptional knowledge of how to maintain, diagnose and repair screens, crushers, trommels and stackers.
  • A positive attitude with an emphasis on working as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A willingness to work overtime including Sundays when required.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints when necessary.
  • Thorough knowledge of a wide range of production machinery and equipment.
  • Sound understanding of OH&S.
  • Tertiary qualification or trade certificate in a relevant field.



  • Conducting routine inspections, diagnostics, repairs and testing on machinery.
  • Carrying out preventative maintenance on a range of machinery to minimise downtime and meet production schedules.
  • Install new equipment and carry out modifications to existing equipment.
  • Perform risk assessments on tasks.


Preferred Skills:

  • General fabrication and welding experience.
  • Experience maintaining and repairing front end loaders, haul trucks and excavators.
  • Ability to make replacement hydraulic hoses when required.

Any queries please contact Employees go into their employee folder. (give to Hanna once done on Safety Champion)

10/03/2020 $0 Northern Suburbs 1 Trades & Services
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